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The Resource Cry freedom, Universal Pictures present a Marble Arch production ; screenplay, John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough

Cry freedom, Universal Pictures present a Marble Arch production ; screenplay, John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough

Label
Cry freedom
Title
Cry freedom
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures present a Marble Arch production ; screenplay, John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The true story of the friendship between black activist Stephen Biko and white newspaper editor Donald Woods, who was instrumental in bringing Biko's anti-apartheid message to the international community
Cataloging source
FTL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Ronnie Taylor ; editor, Lesley Walker ; music, George Fenton, Jonas Gwangwa
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
English or French soundtracks with optional Spanish subtitles or English subtitles for the hearing-impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.C79 1999
PerformerNote
Kevin Kline, Penelope Wilton, Denzel Washington, John Hargreaves, Kevin McNally, Alec McCowen, Zakes Mokae
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1954-
  • 1924-
  • 1933-
  • 1933-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Briley, John
  • Attenborough, Richard
  • Kline, Kevin
  • Wilton, Penelope
  • Washington, Denzel
  • Taylor, Ronnie
  • Walker, Lesley
  • Fenton, George
  • Gwangwa, Jonas
  • Woods, Donald
  • Woods, Donald
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Marble Arch Productions
  • Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
159
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biko, Steve
  • Woods, Donald
  • Anti-apartheid activists
  • Journalists
  • Spanish language materials
  • French language materials
  • South Africa
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Cry freedom, Universal Pictures present a Marble Arch production ; screenplay, John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the books: Biko & Asking for trouble / by Donald Woods
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987
  • Special features: production notes (6 p.); cast & filmmaker bios (Kline, Wilton, Washington, Attenborough); film highlights; theatrical trailer (3 min.)
  • "With the exception of two characters whose identity has been concealed to ensure their safety, all the people depicted in this film are real and all the events are true"--Opening credits
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (159 min.)
Isbn
9780783230535
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192051623
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
20516
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm42024562
  • (OCoLC)ocm42024562
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (aspect ratio: 2.35:1); Dolby digital surround.; dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Cry freedom, Universal Pictures present a Marble Arch production ; screenplay, John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough
Publication
Note
  • Based on the books: Biko & Asking for trouble / by Donald Woods
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987
  • Special features: production notes (6 p.); cast & filmmaker bios (Kline, Wilton, Washington, Attenborough); film highlights; theatrical trailer (3 min.)
  • "With the exception of two characters whose identity has been concealed to ensure their safety, all the people depicted in this film are real and all the events are true"--Opening credits
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (159 min.)
Isbn
9780783230535
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192051623
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
20516
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm42024562
  • (OCoLC)ocm42024562
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (aspect ratio: 2.35:1); Dolby digital surround.; dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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